Similar looking to the Phractura
genus. Habitat: Found in the banks
of rivers with floating and hanging vegetation. They
will hide at the river banks among leaves and twigs.
Quite rare in imports. Aquarium care:
This genera prefer water with a bit of movement as
they are found at the margins of swift-flowing streams.
Provide floating plants with long stems and branches.
Not an easy species to keep due to their high maintenance
and their specialised diet. Diet:
Small live foods such as sifted Daphnia,
Rotifers and Artemia. Remarks:
There are four species in this genera; T. ineac,
T. intermedius, T. minutus and T.
River basin. Type locality: riv.
Loweo, environs de Yangambi (Stanleyville).
2008 The catfishes of Africa. A handbook for identification
and maintenance. Aqualog Verlag A.C.S. GmbH, Germany.
604 p. Ferraris, C.J. Jr., 2007. Checklist
of catfishes, recent and fossil (Osteichthyes: Siluriformes),
and catalogue of siluriform primary types. Zootaxa